Veteran Fox marketing and communications executive Joe Earley has been promoted to president of marketing & communications for Fox Broadcasting Co. He will continue to be responsible for all Fox marketing, entertainment publicity, corporate communications and talent relations. “Joe is the best marketing executive in the industry and richly deserves this promotion,” said Fox’s chairman of entertainment Peter Rice. “His groundbreaking campaign for Glee demonstrates Joe’s formidable combination of strategic, creative and leadership skills.”
In addition to Glee, Earley who previously served as EVP marketing and communications, has also overseen the marketing campaigns for Cleveland, Fringe, House, Bones, Family Guy and American Idol, among others. He and his team also introduced the use of digital billboards to promote shows. Before taking on marketing, Earley was a PR executive at the network, rising to EVP publicity, corporate communications and creative services.